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Prize after prize

Volkswagen scoops both national and international awards.

Tiguan is the “Auto Bild Allrad” readers’ choice

Readers of trade magazine “Auto Bild Allrad” have voted the Tiguan Allrad Car of the Year in the “Off-road vehicles and SUVs up to €30,000” category. The second-generation Tiguan came onto the market last year, and will shortly be followed by the Tiguan Allspace. The latter has considerably more room (seating up to seven people) and provides impressive versatility and extended standard fittings.

I.D. BUZZ wins design prize in Detroit

The I.D. BUZZ made its global debut at the North American Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan in early January, and immediately won its first award. The trade fair’s official design prize, the Eyes on Design Award, which is awarded by a jury of experts, went to Volkswagen’s fully-electric I.D. BUZZ concept in the “Best Concept Truck” category.

Best Cars 2017 – double victory for Tiguan and up!

The up! and Tiguan are among the Best Cars of 2017. Readers of “Auto Motor and Sport” voted the up! and the Tiguan the best automobile innovations of the year in the “Mini Cars” and “Compact SUV/Off-Road Vehicles” categories, respectively.

Golf Alltrack wins Car of the Year Award in Canada

The Golf Alltrack received the Car of the Year Award from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto at the end of February. After a rigorous testing programme, a jury of journalists from the automobile industry declared the Golf Alltrack the winner. At the same time, the Golf, Golf Alltrack and Golf GTI2 were included by the magazine “Car and Driver” in their List of 10 Best Cars for 2017.